Can't Wait For The MySpace Generation To Run For Office

from the now-that-ought-to-be-fun dept

Our discussion on the fear mongering article about MySpace could probably be summed up as saying that it's about time we started teaching people common sense. Taking a slightly different view on all of this is David Canton, who points out that all of the non-common sense by folks today, posting all kinds of personal information to the web is going to come back to bite the MySpace generation in a few years when they start running for office. Of course, on the bright side, maybe it will completely weed out a series of potentially common senseless politicians by automatically disqualifying them. At least we can hope.

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    Yonatron, 20 Feb 2006 @ 11:07am

    kids will be kids, indeed.

    I would think the bright side might be that folks finally come to realize that someone's prior sexual or chemical escapades don't actually reflect on their suitability for a given elective office. Maybe once supposedly "sordid" details seem commonplace, we'll start paying attention to a politician's qualifications or lack thereof.

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